Argentina

Glacier calf

Don’t Skip: El Calafate, Argentina

  Argentina: tango dancing, wine, steak, a capital city filled with history and culture: theater, dance, art and architecture. Away from the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, Argentina also…

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Circuito Chico

Mountian bikes took us around the ¨small circuit¨ that winds around Lakes Nahuel Huapi, Perito Moreno and beyond.  It was kind of a tough ride, since we hadn´t been biking…

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Lake Gutierrez

Saturday at the Lake. Everyone was there. Some brave souls took a dip in the icy late spring water. We shared a pizza and beer at a little cafe, and…

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Bariloche

Even though we´ve been challenged by administrative headaches, an overcrowded hostel of rude international youths, and only 2 bathrooms for at least 40 people, we can´t help but like Bariloche….

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A long ride

Route 40 from El Calafate, in southern Patagonia, to Bariloche in the Lakes District is still known to be an adventurous route. It passes through mountains and valleys, national parks…

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Mega Cubes and Mega Tubes

Thanks to the Potters family´s early Christmas present, we splurged on a trip to see the glaciers in Glacier National Park.  We had planned a walk to see the most…

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Friends and Foes at the Lagoon

A Walk around the Lagoon We made a new friend on our walk around Laguna Nimez just outside of El Calafate, Argentina.  She was a pretty black lab with a…

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Ushuaia Cruise

Braving cold and icy winds, we took a boat ride on the Beagle Channel to see several nearby islands and a lighthouse.  They call Ushuaia ¨Fin del Mundo,¨ the End…

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Tierra del Fuego

We spent Thanksgiving hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park.  The route took us along the coast and then through a mixture of Patagonic and High Andes forest.  The “lenga” covers mountain slopes. …

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Goodby Tango City

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, we wandered around the neighborhood of San Telmo.  The street market was interesting, with people playing all kinds of music and selling crafts, art, clothes,…